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Butte County, California (CA)

County population in 2017: 229,294 (81% urban, 19% rural); it was 203,171 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 33,742
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 17,249
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 48,333
Renter-occupied apartments: 36,627 (it was 31,233 in 2000)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

44%

Land area: 1639 sq. mi.

Water area: 37.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 140 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Butte County: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 24%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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  • Races in Butte County, CA (2017)
    • 165,10681.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 37,56918.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 11,2875.6%Asian alone
    • 8,7424.3%Two or more races
    • 4,1232.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,0471.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2630.1%Some other race alone
    • 1570.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

37.3 years
California median age:

36.5 years
Males: 113,399  (49.5%)
Females: 115,895  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Butte County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,061 ($31,924 in 1999)
This county:

$49,061
California:

$71,805

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $862 (lower quartile is $682, upper quartile is $1,130)
This county:

$862
State:

$1320


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $268,900 (it was $116,200 in 2000)
Butte:

$268,900
California:

$509,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $165,800 - $398,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $342,182
Here:

$342,182
State:

$697,940

Townhouses or other attached units: $295,406
Here:

$295,406
State:

$618,365

In 2-unit structures: $625,053
Here:

$625,053
State:

$938,396

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $319,671
Here:

$319,671
State:

$619,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $250,987
Here:

$250,987
State:

$573,773

Mobile homes: $110,644
Here:

$110,644
State:

$121,346

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $240,460
Here:

$240,460
State:

$209,961

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,557
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $478

Institutionalized population: 1,828

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 33
  • Robberies: 36
  • Assaults: 161
  • Burglaries: 787
  • Thefts: 881
  • Auto thefts: 43

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 21
  • Assaults: 121
  • Burglaries: 867
  • Thefts: 1058
  • Auto thefts: 30
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 626 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 1998: 881 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 1999: 1023 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2000: 965 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2001: 1023 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2002: 1152 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2003: 1441 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2004: 1498 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2005: 1493 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2006: 1189 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2007: 804 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2008: 532 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2009: 306 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2010: 157 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2011: 202 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2012: 213 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2013: 307 buildings, average cost: $221,500
  • 2014: 355 buildings, average cost: $207,400
  • 2015: 356 buildings, average cost: $279,800
  • 2016: 445 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2017: 457 buildings, average cost: $216,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Butte, CA residents
Average permit cost in Butte, CA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,949 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,428 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Butte, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Butte, CA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Butte, CA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.3%
Butte County:

18.3%
California:

13.3%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for American Indian residents, 18.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.2% for other race residents, 22.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.3 years old
(Males: 35.9 years old, Females: 38.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.6 years old, Black residents: 42.1 years old, American Indian residents: 42.8 years old, Asian residents: 25.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.5 years old, Other race residents: 25.5 years old)

Area name: Chico, CA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Butte County is $562 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $678 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $956 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chico, Paradise, Oroville, Magalia, Oroville East, South Oroville, Thermalito, Palermo, Gridley, Durham.

Butte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
95917Biggs20
95926Chico220
95927Chico30
95928Chico131
95940Feather Falls10
95941Forbestown10
95942Forest Ranch20
95948Gridley30
95954Magalia40
95965Oroville130
95966Oroville90
95969Paradise332
95973Chico70

2018 air pollution in Butte County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.298 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Lead: 0.0056 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 31.5 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 16.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Gloucester County, New Jersey , Delaware County, Indiana , Noble County, Ohio , Washington County, Pennsylvania , Union County, Ohio , Randolph County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
California:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Butte, CA
County total employment by year in Butte, CA
County average yearly wages by year in Butte, CA

Current college students: 25,780
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 17,593 (58.2% naturalized citizens)

Butte County:

7.7%
Whole state:

26.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,7682010 or later
  • 3,4612000 to 2009
  • 4,3171990 to 1999
  • 4,4001980 to 1989
  • 1,8891970 to 1979
  • 3,291Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.7%

Butte County marital status for males Butte County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 62,419
  • One, attached: 2,719
  • Two: 3,557
  • 3 or 4: 6,940
  • 5 to 9: 4,059
  • 10 to 19: 2,630
  • 20 to 49: 1,431
  • 50 or more: 2,360
  • Mobile homes: 12,571
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 719

Housing units in Butte County with a mortgage: 30,361 (861 second mortgage, 3,446 home equity loan, 218 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 21,140

Here:

58.8% with mortgage
State:

70.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Butte County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic34,1017
Evangelical Protestant22,822129
Other11,03136
Mainline Protestant6,27224
Black Protestant4754
Orthodox2802
None145,019-
Butte County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 50
Butte County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Butte County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 133
This county:

6.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Butte County:

9.0%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Butte County:

25.1%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Butte County:

Average size of farms: 179 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $118,407
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1110.34
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.07%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $105,516
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 57.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 97.66%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,857
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.09
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.49%
Corn for grain: 54 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1132 harvested acres
Vegetables: 275 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 109,663 acres

Earthquake activity:

Butte County-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 700% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 135.3 miles away from Butte County center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 218.9 miles away from the county center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 227.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 137.2 miles away from the county center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 172.5 miles away from Butte County center
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 175.7 miles away from the county center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • California Camp Fire, Incident Period: June 21, 2008 to December 31, 1969, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 2782, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • California Wildfires, Incident Period: June 20, 2008 to August 20, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3287: June 28, 2008, FEMA Id: 3287, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • California Humboldt Fire, Incident Period: June 11, 2008 to June 18, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 11, 2008, FEMA Id: 2771, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • California Ophir Fire, Incident Period: June 10, 2008 to June 13, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 2770, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • California Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: December 17, 2005 to January 03, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1628: February 03, 2006, FEMA Id: 1628, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • California Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3248: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3248, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • California Oregon Fire, Incident Period: August 11, 2004 to August 15, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 11, 2004, FEMA Id: 2545, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • California Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 24, 1999 to November 29, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3140: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3140, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • California Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 02, 1998 to April 30, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1203: February 09, 1998, FEMA Id: 1203, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • California Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 1996 to April 01, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1155: January 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1155, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Butte County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Fires: 6, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Butte

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 70,511 (75.3%)
  • Carpooled: 10,796 (11.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 700 (0.7%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10 (0.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 282 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,114 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 2,491 (2.7%)
  • Walked: 3,111 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 4,660 (5.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (40%)
  • Laos (8%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Thailand (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • India (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Butte County


  • American (14%)
  • European (7%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Norwegian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Butte County, California in 2000:

  • 2,545 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,036 people in nursing homes
  • 765 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 493 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 222 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 157 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 146 people in other group homes
  • 123 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 117 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 81 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 54 people in halfway houses
  • 54 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 35 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 35 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 6 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 6 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Butte County, California in 2010:

  • 1,772 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,162 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 557 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 371 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 364 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 311 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 177 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 119 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 54 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 34 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 2 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,627.

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
California average:

5.03%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.29% relocated from other counties in California ($35,322 average AGI)
1.45% relocated from other states ($8,290 average AGI)
Butte County:

1.45%
California average:

1.72%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sacramento County, CA  0.37% ($40,815 average AGI)
from Sutter County, CA  0.25% ($44,526)
from Tehama County, CA  0.23% ($39,757)
from Glenn County, CA  0.22% ($42,801)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.19% ($101,041)
from Shasta County, CA  0.19% ($41,811)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.19% ($34,762)


5.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
California average:

5.21%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($188 average AGI)
Butte County:

0.03%
California average:

0.09%

3.78% relocated to other counties in California ($28,549 average AGI)
1.91% relocated to other states ($14,545 average AGI)
Butte County:

1.91%
California average:

1.90%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sacramento County, CA  0.43% ($41,777 average AGI)
to Glenn County, CA  0.23% ($48,994)
to Sutter County, CA  0.22% ($39,958)
to Tehama County, CA  0.19% ($36,520)
to Placer County, CA  0.19% ($59,282)
to Shasta County, CA  0.18% ($43,933)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($40,341)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Butte County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Butte County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Butte County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Butte County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Butte County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Butte County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Butte County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Butte County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Butte County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 39,073 (31,470 aged, 7,603 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,001 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Butte County, California in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3,569)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,132)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,904)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,681)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,491)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,392)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (744)
  • Congestive heart failure (668)
  • Unspecified dementia (565)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (503)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 38.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 22.4
  • Other - 16.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 170.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 90.1
  • Poisoning - 36.6
  • Suffocation - 29.8
  • Other - 14.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 229,294
  • In family households: 171,099 (23,865 male householders, 28,514 female householders)
    36,849 spouses, 58,282 children (53,730 natural, 1,454 adopted, 3,098 stepchildren), 7,031 grandchildren, 1,832 brothers or sisters, 2,239 parents, 4,659 other relatives, 7,828 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 51,249 (17,334 male householders (11,743 living alone)), 19,084 female householders (15,569 living alone)), 14,831 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,946

Size of family households: 25,606 2-persons, 10,196 3-persons, 10,328 4-persons, 3,639 5-persons, 1,717 6-persons, 893 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 27,312 1-person, 5,893 2-persons, 1,777 3-persons, 1,198 4-persons, 238 5-persons.

24,657 married couples with children.
13,925 single-parent households (3,434 men, 10,491 women).

85.3% of residents of Butte speak English at home.
9.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,266,868,000 ($5,949 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $28,795,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $567,592,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $326,171,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $36,074,000
Federal grants: $278,075,000
Federal procurement contracts: $26,540,000 ($1,039,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $32,416,000 ($1,033,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $52,515,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $53,614,000
Federal Government insurance: $398,267,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 12,086
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 11,638
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,523
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +8,273
Here +39 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Butte County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 45.38 millions of gallons per day (60% from ground, 40% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.0

Year house built in Butte County, California
  • Year house built in Butte County, California
  • 1,6932014 or later
  • 1,1662010 to 2013
  • 9,4542000 to 2009
  • 12,9171990 to 1999
  • 17,7611980 to 1989
  • 23,2821970 to 1979
  • 9,4041960 to 1969
  • 9,5951950 to 1959
  • 6,8911940 to 1949
  • 7,2421939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Butte County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Butte County, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Butte County, California
  • 2191 room
  • 3952 rooms
  • 1,8443 rooms
  • 6,4404 rooms
  • 11,6115 rooms
  • 13,9736 rooms
  • 7,7437 rooms
  • 4,9648 rooms
  • 4,3129+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butte County, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butte County, California
  • 8251 room
  • 3,7792 rooms
  • 5,6553 rooms
  • 9,4834 rooms
  • 10,0785 rooms
  • 4,7596 rooms
  • 1,8337 rooms
  • 4518 rooms
  • 4339+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Butte County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Butte County, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Butte County, California
  • 332no bedroom
  • 1,8131 bedroom
  • 12,9472 bedrooms
  • 28,1133 bedrooms
  • 7,5424 bedrooms
  • 7545+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butte County, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Butte County, California
  • 975no bedroom
  • 7,5191 bedroom
  • 15,4642 bedrooms
  • 10,5253 bedrooms
  • 2,5294 bedrooms
  • 2845+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Butte County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Butte County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Butte County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,419no vehicle
  • 14,0061 vehicle
  • 20,1322 vehicles
  • 9,7823 vehicles
  • 4,4374 vehicles
  • 1,7255+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Butte County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Butte County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 4,442no vehicle
  • 14,2321 vehicle
  • 12,0902 vehicles
  • 4,0433 vehicles
  • 1,7614 vehicles
  • 7285+ vehicles

83.4% of Butte County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in California.

Butte County:

83.4%
State average:

87.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 157,991
  • Other state: 51,960
  • Northeast: 8,091
  • Midwest: 14,737
  • South: 11,409
  • West: 17,723
Year householders moved into unit in Butte County, CA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Butte County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.9%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 14.7%Wood
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Solar energy
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.9%Utility gas
  • 36.1%Electricity
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 696
Here:

3.5%
California:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 152
Here:

1.6%
California:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,192
Here:

4.4%
California:

15.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Butte County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $53,012,000
  • Charges - Other: $15,505,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,435,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $546,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,574,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $69,884,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,895,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $63,560,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,830,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,209,000
    Police Protection: $17,725,000
    Local Fire Protection: $16,544,000
    Regular Highways: $14,872,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,415,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,403,000
    General - Other: $11,251,000
    Financial Administration: $9,811,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,377,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,248,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,328,000
    Libraries: $2,288,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $7,481,000
    Highways: $1,898,000
    General Local Government Support: $231,000
    Natural Resources: $126,000
    Education: $95,000
    Housing and Community Development: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $500,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,237,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,344,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $8,083,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,829,000
    Other: $168,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,947,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,401,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,204,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,657,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,114,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,841,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,461,000
    Royalties: $3,403,000
    Special Assessments: $1,198,000
    Sale of Property: $284,000
    Rents: $207,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,574,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,315,000
    Regular Highways: $746,000
    Police Protection: $511,000
    Health - Other: $419,000
    Sewerage: $282,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $138,000
    Central Staff Services: $103,000
    General Public Building: $88,000
    Corrections - Other: $87,000
    Correctional Institutions: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $161,284,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $143,792,000
    Education: $53,394,000
    Health and Hospitals: $44,540,000
    Other: $43,554,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,502,000
    Highways: $7,515,000
  • Tax - Property: $64,600,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,338,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,779,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,474,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $962,000
    Other License: $791,000
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $154,848,000

Butte County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $53,012,000
  • Charges - Other: $15,505,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,435,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $546,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,574,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $69,884,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,895,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $63,560,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,830,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,209,000
    Police Protection: $17,725,000
    Local Fire Protection: $16,544,000
    Regular Highways: $14,872,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,415,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,403,000
    General - Other: $11,251,000
    Financial Administration: $9,811,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,377,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,248,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,328,000
    Libraries: $2,288,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $7,481,000
    Highways: $1,898,000
    General Local Government Support: $231,000
    Natural Resources: $126,000
    Education: $95,000
    Housing and Community Development: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $500,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,237,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,344,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $8,083,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,829,000
    Other: $168,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,947,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,401,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,204,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,657,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,114,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,841,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,461,000
    Royalties: $3,403,000
    Special Assessments: $1,198,000
    Sale of Property: $284,000
    Rents: $207,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,574,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,315,000
    Regular Highways: $746,000
    Police Protection: $511,000
    Health - Other: $419,000
    Sewerage: $282,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $138,000
    Central Staff Services: $103,000
    General Public Building: $88,000
    Corrections - Other: $87,000
    Correctional Institutions: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $161,284,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $143,792,000
    Education: $53,394,000
    Health and Hospitals: $44,540,000
    Other: $43,554,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,502,000
    Highways: $7,515,000
  • Tax - Property: $64,600,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,338,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,779,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,474,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $962,000
    Other License: $791,000
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $154,848,000

Butte County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $53,012,000
  • Charges - Other: $15,505,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,435,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $546,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,574,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $69,884,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,895,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $63,560,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,830,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,209,000
    Police Protection: $17,725,000
    Local Fire Protection: $16,544,000
    Regular Highways: $14,872,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,415,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,403,000
    General - Other: $11,251,000
    Financial Administration: $9,811,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,377,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,248,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,328,000
    Libraries: $2,288,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $7,481,000
    Highways: $1,898,000
    General Local Government Support: $231,000
    Natural Resources: $126,000
    Education: $95,000
    Housing and Community Development: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $500,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,237,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,344,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $8,083,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,829,000
    Other: $168,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,947,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,401,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,204,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,657,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,114,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,841,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,461,000
    Royalties: $3,403,000
    Special Assessments: $1,198,000
    Sale of Property: $284,000
    Rents: $207,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,574,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,315,000
    Regular Highways: $746,000
    Police Protection: $511,000
    Health - Other: $419,000
    Sewerage: $282,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $138,000
    Central Staff Services: $103,000
    General Public Building: $88,000
    Corrections - Other: $87,000
    Correctional Institutions: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $161,284,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $143,792,000
    Education: $53,394,000
    Health and Hospitals: $44,540,000
    Other: $43,554,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,502,000
    Highways: $7,515,000
  • Tax - Property: $64,600,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,338,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,779,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,474,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $962,000
    Other License: $791,000
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $154,848,000

Butte County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $53,012,000
  • Charges - Other: $15,505,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,435,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $546,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,574,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $69,884,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,895,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $63,560,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,830,000
    Correctional Institutions: $23,209,000
    Police Protection: $17,725,000
    Local Fire Protection: $16,544,000
    Regular Highways: $14,872,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,415,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,403,000
    General - Other: $11,251,000
    Financial Administration: $9,811,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,377,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,248,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,328,000
    Libraries: $2,288,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $7,481,000
    Highways: $1,898,000
    General Local Government Support: $231,000
    Natural Resources: $126,000
    Education: $95,000
    Housing and Community Development: $76,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $500,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,237,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,344,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $8,083,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,829,000
    Other: $168,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,947,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,401,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,204,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,657,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,114,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,841,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,461,000
    Royalties: $3,403,000
    Special Assessments: $1,198,000
    Sale of Property: $284,000
    Rents: $207,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,574,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,315,000
    Regular Highways: $746,000
    Police Protection: $511,000
    Health - Other: $419,000
    Sewerage: $282,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $138,000
    Central Staff Services: $103,000
    General Public Building: $88,000
    Corrections - Other: $87,000
    Correctional Institutions: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $161,284,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $143,792,000
    Education: $53,394,000
    Health and Hospitals: $44,540,000
    Other: $43,554,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,502,000
    Highways: $7,515,000
  • Tax - Property: $64,600,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,338,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,779,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,474,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $962,000
    Other License: $791,000
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $154,848,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 10,655
  • Number of aged recipients: 1,067
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 9,588
  • Number of recipients under 18: 834
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 7,641
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 2,180
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 4,794
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 6,175
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 42 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED723$189,840851$190,2963,434$206,379159$144,98110$1,288,900457$164,339190$132,826
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$169,17986$191,012320$217,75653$49,1321$250,00057$177,14038$112,921
APPLICATIONS DENIED154$183,019198$184,0101,433$210,296135$61,9561$394,000198$160,460143$111,217
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN92$191,511126$186,190964$210,29947$97,9151$245,000118$165,59364$136,422
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS29$164,72421$214,714219$211,52510$193,8000$017$151,52911$143,909
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 36 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED74$234,36544$270,8185$224,4001$112,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$274,81524$268,3754$202,2502$217,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$326,10021$235,7140$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$275,5005$218,8000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$182,5000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Butte, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Butte, CA - Value
Most common first names in Butte County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,31175.3 years
William1,28776.1 years
Robert1,13273.3 years
James1,08173.4 years
Mary1,04681.0 years
Charles84376.5 years
George77977.9 years
Dorothy57779.0 years
Helen55580.9 years
Frank49777.3 years
Most common last names in Butte County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith65477.3 years
Johnson43176.6 years
Jones36876.0 years
Brown34577.6 years
Miller31476.4 years
Williams30675.5 years
Davis29176.2 years
Anderson28976.5 years
Wilson22177.1 years
Martin21575.4 years
Businesses in Butte County, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven8Kohl's1
AMF Bowling1Kroger1
AT&T5La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware3Lane Furniture4
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza4
Applebee's2Lowe's1
Arby's2Marriott2
AutoZone4MasterBrand Cabinets1
Avenue1McDonald's7
BMW1Men's Wearhouse1
Barnes & Noble1Motel 62
Baskin-Robbins4Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance3
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Ben & Jerry's1Nike8
Best Western1Nissan1
Big O Tires2Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Burger King6Outback1
CVS6Outback Steakhouse1
Carl\s Jr.2Pac Sun1
Chevrolet2Panda Express1
Chico's1Payless3
Circle K2Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn2Pizza Hut1
Costco1Quiznos3
Curves3RadioShack5
Dairy Queen2Red Lobster1
Days Inn2Rite Aid6
Dennys2SAS Shoes1
Discount Tire1Safeway1
Domino's Pizza1Sears6
Famous Footwear1Spencer Gifts1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel3
FedEx26Staples1
Finish Line1Starbucks7
Foot Locker1Subaru1
Ford3Subway2
Forever 211Super 81
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T-Mobile7
GNC7T.J.Maxx1
GameStop4Taco Bell7
Gap1Target1
H&R Block5Toyota2
Holiday Inn2Toys"R"Us1
Hollister Co.1Trader Joe's1
Home Depot2True Value3
HomeTown Buffet1U-Haul15
Honda1UPS34
Hot Topic1Vans6
IHOP1Verizon Wireless2
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Jack In The Box5Volkswagen1
Jamba Juice2Vons5
Jones New York6Walgreens5
Journeys1Walmart2
Justice1Wendy's1
KFC4Wet Seal1
Kincaid1YMCA1
Kmart2

Butte County on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"